ACA ban on employers providing better benefits to top execs delayed; Military ends use of MRI machines in Afghanistan war zone;

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> The Obama administration is delaying  an Affordable Care Act provision that prohibits employers from providing more generous health insurance coverage to top executives than to other employees, The New York Times reported. Article

> The Republican National Committee has filed a public records request for information about Oregon's health insurance exchange, according to the Associated Press. Article

> An Office of Inspector General report found Jersey City, N.J., incorrectly requested and received $130,000 in Early Retiree Reinsurance Program reimbursements for claims that failed to comply with federal requirements and Center for Consumer Information Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) guidance. Report

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> MRI machines sent to Afghanistan in 2011 to help treat troops suffering brain injuries have been pulled out of the war zone as questions have arisen about their effectiveness, USA Today reported. Article

> The number of computed tomography (CT) procedures being performed in the United States has declined by an annual rate of 5.5 percent over the last two years, according to a survey by IMV Medical Information Division. Lorna Young, senior director of market research at IMV, asserts that the decline coincides with reimbursement issues. Article

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